– has a degree in Classical Civilizations for UC Berkeley and a Masters in Classics and Mediterranean Archaeology. After graduating she worked at an archeological dig. Several years later she and her husband moved to Europe and while there Abbey started writing, editing and blogging. She saw a post from Quincy Larson the founder of freeCodeCamp that he was looking for an editor for their publication. She applied and became one of the first employees of freeCodeCamp.
Abbey talks about getting into tech as a tech writer and how anyone can use this as an avenue to get into tech. She also talks about how she used her tech writing skills to build the largest publication on medium.com. She also talks about running a highly rated podcast.
Mentioned in this episode
freeCodeCamp – teaches how to become a web developer in either a full-time or part-time program.
Meal Prep – great way to simplify your time during the week and help you to eat healthy.
Talk through the process – common advice from many people that have written about interview prep is to talk through the process. This allows the interviewer to understand what you are thinking and your thought process.